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John Skelton, ‘Phyllyp Sparowe’ — 844 lines in ‘skeltonics’
Author(s): John Skelton
Title(s): ‘Phyllyp Sparowe’
Subjects: satire; skeltonics
Versification: — irregular



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22594. Skelton, John, The Boke of Phyllyp Sparowe, [R. Copland for] R. Kele, [1545?]
Note: Further editions include STC numbers 22595, 22595.5, 22596, 22596a, 22596b.
Editions:
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.51-94.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 31-108.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 67-71 (extracts).
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 59-98; 1948, 1959, 60-100.
Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, ed. Poems by Skelton. London: W. Heinemann, 1924: 10-34, 87-95 (lines 1-616, 998-1214).
Williams, W. H. Skelton. A Selection. London: Isbister, 1902: 57-100.
Pinto, Vivian de Sola. Skelton: A Selection from His Poems. New York: Grove, 1950: 44-71 (extracts).
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever. The Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932, and subsequent editions: 17-30 (extracts).
Auden, Wystan Hugh, and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. Poets of the English Language. Viking Portable Library vol. 1. New York, 1950: 1.371-413.
Gray, Douglas. The Oxford Book of Late Medieval Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1985: 386-91 (extracts).
2.Source: STC 22608. Skelton, John, Pithy, Plesaunt and Profitable workes of Maister Skelton, ed. J. Stow, T. Marshe [1568]